Supported Independent Living Program (SILP)
In our expanded service area, services offered and hours served are highly individualized. The number, ages involved, and types of services continue to expand. Consumers in this program generally live in apartment settings, own their own home, or living with family. Trained Direct Care Professionals provide guidance, personal assistance, resources and support services to enable individuals to reach their highest potential and to live in the community. Support services are provided a few hours a week up to 10 hours per day based on individual needs.
Gibson Consumer of the Year
Over the last few years, Spenser Powell went from hardly speaking to speaking without prompting. He will now tell his family how he feels or a need on his own. Spenser is a joy to be around, his smile will bright up anyone’s day and his laugh is contagious. We are very proud of the profess Spenser has made and look forward to supporting him.
Community Living Services (RHS)
Community Living Services has ten 24-hour waiver homes in Gibson and Pike County. Consumers in this program live in their own homes with up to three roommates. The program provides assistance from trained Direct Care Professionals with adult daily living skills, building meaningful days, being involved in the community, managing heath, finances, explore community resources, develop and achieve personal goals and to successfully live in the community.
Pike Consumer of the Year
Kerri Jennings is always willing to help anyone in need. She works hard to excel at her community job, volunteers at her church, and active in Special Olympics. Karri always has a smile on her face and enjoys making others smile.
Participant Assistance and Care (PAC services)
This service is provided in order to allow consumers to remain and live successfully in their own homes, function and participate in their communities. PAC services support and enable the participant in activities of daily living, self-care, and mobility with the hands-on assistance, prompting, reminders, supervision and monitoring needed to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the participant.
Total consumers in program: 69
A special Thanks to all the staff for their hard work and dedication to the consumers we serve. I appreciate all you do each and every day.
Jodi Neighbors, Director of Waiver Services